Carnival and Samba Schools | Huey Morgan’s Latin Music Adventure
Samba schools, each representing a different neighborhood, compete in formal parades during Carnival. Mangueira is one of the oldest and most successful samba schools in Rio.Tweet
The Pioneers of Bossa Nova | Brasil Brasil
Singer Joao Gilberto, Composer Antonio Carlos Jobim and the poet Vinicius de Moraes are considered to be the founders of bossa nova music.
Early Samba Songs | Brasil Brasil
The songs of the early samba singers dealt with the realities of everyday life for black workers and migrants in Rio.